Am I the only one that actually finds it much more difficult to play an electric than an acoustic? The concensus opinion seems to be that because the strings are lighter and much less finger strength is required that electric is easier for beginners. I'm actually finding it a lot harder, though, because the neck is a little more narrow and the strings are a little closer together. I find it much harder to play clean chords on my electric. I also have a tendency to push the high E string off the bottom and the low E string off the top.
I only played my acoustic for the first 3 or 4 months, but in the last few weeks I've started to pick up the electric a few times a week just to play with something a little different. I got a pretty cool modeling amp (Boss Katana 50 MK II) and thought I would have some fun with it, but honestly it's not fun at all because I just can't hardly play the damned electric! It's a decent beginner guitar, a Yamaha Pacifica 012.
I have not followed the advice I've given to other folks about getting a setup done but seriously, I do not think this is caused by the setup. Am I the only one that is finding the acoustic easier than the electric??
It takes as long as it takes unless you quit - then it takes forever and you will never get there.